Skills in demand
Claims Consultants and Insurance Underwriters – Candidates with personal line insurance backgrounds are in demand due to the recent storms/fires in New South Wales and Queensland.
Contract Team Leaders – Due to call volumes and the creation of project and catastrophe teams in the states mentioned above, these candidates are also in demand.
Loss Adjusters – These candidates are in demand in response to an increase in claims volumes.
Repair Co-ordinators – Ensuring the fast service for customers is paramount for insurance companies, fuelling the demand for these candidates.
Product Managers – Product Managers are also in demand as clients look at innovative new products and varied product ranges to increase their market presence.
Transferable skills – There is strong demand for life insurance candidates simply due to a lack of candidates in the market. Smart clients are looking at transferable skills within claims such as workers compensation and are seeing results getting through good candidates who have proven to be easy to train. Clients who are not flexible are waiting months to find suitable candidate.